2009 Pride of Place

A prize giving ceremony to acknowledge the success of the entries to the Donegal Pride of
Place competition, took place on 1st July in the Ramada Hotel, Letterkenny. Each of the groups
will be presented with a cash award and a certificate to mark their participation in the Donegal
Pride of Place Awards Scheme 2009.

Donegal County Council received a great response to the 2009 Donegal County Pride of Place
Award Scheme, with 23 entries received from community and voluntary groups across
Donegal. Applications were short-listed, and 11 groups were invited for interview

Group Category
Cara House Family Resource Centre,
Letterkenny Over 2,000
Habinteg Housing Association (Ireland),
Lifford Integration
Ardara Parish Council Heritage
Comharchumann Oileán Arainn Mhóir Teo Islands
Forbairt na Rosann Teo, An Clochán Liath 500-1,000

Runners Up
Project Category
Coiste Sheáin Bháin Heritage
Comharchumann Thoraí Teo Islands
Aislann Chill Chartha Teoranta Heritage
Coiste Pobal Ghort a Choirce Over 2,000
Coiste Forbartha Dhobhair 500-1,000
Ard McGill Project Under 200-Housing Estate

The winners of the Donegal Pride of Place competition were nominated to compete in the Co-
operation All Island Pride of Place competition. The judges visited these groups on the 7,8 & 9
July. The results of the All-Island competition will be announced in November.